SEAS Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony

Thursday, May 24 - 4-5 p.m.
Pierce Hall - Front Lawn Tent
Maximum of (3) Guests Per Graduate (for this event only: no tickets required)
Must Register to Attend (formal invitation to be sent in early-May)

Please See Below For Details Regarding Commencement Activities:

Undergraduate Students: click here

Graduate Students: click here

1) Tickets are required for Commencement Day events (please see links above). Note: SEAS Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony is the only event that does not require tickets.
2) SEAS is provided a limited number of faculty seats on stage at Sanders Theatre. Priority will be given to faculty who have Ph.D. students graduating this year (Nov. 2017, Mar. 2018, and May 2018). In addition to completing the form sent to you by the Commencement Office, please let Ann Greaney-Williams ( know if you are interested in participating in the main Commencement exercises this year. Academic regalia required.
3) International graduate students planning to have family/friends attend commencement and will need an invitation letter from our office to possibly obtain a VISA, kindly send requests to the following email: Please note that our office will need at least 4 business days.


2017 Commencement Video: